So, we’re not all as lucky as Bonk with her Birthday Pearl studs today. But hey, it got me thinking – costume jewellery is having a revival, and I for one, love it.
A quick google search found Marie Claire felt the same:
1.) Statement diamante.
So you don’t have diamonds? No bother. Forever is a long time anyway…
Pile them on.
Jean shows us how it’s done… these days, tho, it’s all about the MIX.
Sparkle with CASUAL.
Vests, t-shirts sweaters are the perfect modern accompaniment to your jewels.
As Lisa Armstrong says;
“Nowadays we’re a bit timid with brooches. We pin them on our lapels, which makes us feel 105. Then we take them off.
But there are plenty of other places to stick a brooch – hips, waists, chokers, hairbands, hats and evening bags being just a few.”
(Is it just me, or does she look a but like Princess Margaret?)
Chanel have made a fashion house out of them. Invest… Now!
Kind to your skin, luminescent, small, large, long and short… and go with everything!
And some general inspiration….